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Philabundance is the region’s largest hunger relief organization, offering a full plate of services to Delaware Valley residents at risk of chronic hunger and malnutrition. Philabundance’s staff is filled with impassioned people dedicate to our mission.

Philabundance is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in applying for a JOB, please submit your resume and cover letter through Philabundance.catsone.com/careers.

If you are interested in applying for an INTERNSHIP, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] or to the attention of HR Department, Philabundance, Philadelphia, PA 19148-7555.

Summary of Current positions open:

  • 2 Open Salaried Positions
  • 2 Open Hourly Positions
  • 2 Open Internship Opportunities

SALARIED POSITIONS

 

Job #168

Position Title: Manager – Development Services/Raiser’s Edge

Primary Location: Galloway

Reports to: Director of Development (Development)

Department: Development

Status:  Full-time, Exempt, eligible for benefits

Position Summary

To be successful in this role, theManager – Development Services must have in depth knowledge of Raiser’s Edge, nonprofit business operations and needs – such as financial methodologies (ROI, operational vs. capital costs, etc.), fundraising, donor and prospect management and gift entry protocols.  Manager is responsible for applying all that information to ensure data integrity to achieve Philabundance’s fundraising goals.

Responsibilities include: overall management of the fundraising database and integrated systems, including e-commerce, volunteer and food acquisition; data quality and application management; data transmission; fundraising reporting and queries; database user training and support; and fundraising business intelligence analysis.  Manager will also supervise Gift Processing staff, ensuring accuracy of data entry, adherence to best practices and maintenance of gift acknowledgement process.

Manager is responsible for providing leadership in strategically improving processes and procedures with a focus on communication and collaboration to achieve departmental goals.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience Donor Data management
  • Three years of Donor Data management with Raiser’s Edge specifically.
  • Expertise developing and writing reports in Excel, SQL and Crystal Reports.
  • Proficiency creating queries.
  • Experience with fundraising software including Convio and Omatic products.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Strong understanding of fundraising, donor & prospect management and marketing practices; as well as gift processing and financial processes.
  • Excellent data analysis skills and their application in marketing/fundraising
  • Experience in training staff, preferably on Raiser’s Edge Experience
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills in developing and sustaining effective working relationships with management, peers and subordinates
  • Database query and reporting expertise (SQL)
  • Ideally the Raiser’s Edge – Project Manager will have technical expertise in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and proficiency in understanding Systems Architecture issues.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills, such as Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • PMI certification preferred

Specific responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage Raiser’s Edge database structure, processes, guidelines, and data dictionary for use of, and interaction with, the database to ensure data integrity, ease of use, and accuracy of extracted data.
  • Perform all donor database administration and supervisory functions, including database maintenance, security set-up, duplicate record merging, clean-up tasks, and quality control audits. Coordinate NCOA updates, software and hardware upgrades, and other projects with IT Department. Work with IT and outside vendors to troubleshoot network and software issues.
  • Manage scheduled data imports and exports ensuring timely and accurate data transmittals to and from Raiser’s Edge.
  • Create, generate and distribute financial, analytical, statistical, and demographic reports; mailing lists, recognition lists, and other data extractions as requested by organization staff.
  • Create and update Business Process documentation with respect to the Donor and Donation processes.
  • Work to increase integration with other business critical databases, establishing the donor database as central information source.
  • Design and generate customized reporting and establish automated processes as necessary.
  • Provide training on how to use the database to its best potential and technical support to all donor database users.
  • Manage upstream/downstream operations that impact Raiser’s Edge (Website donations, telephone donations, reporting out of the GL, etc.).
  • Collaborate with fundraisers in the prospect research and moves management activities of the Development Department, including the generation of donor and prospect profiles, as well as reporting on cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities.
  • Work with Finance to reconcile gifts, provide transaction information and reports, troubleshoot issues and, when required, reevaluate procedures and systems to improve gift tracking, reconciliation, and reporting.
  • Lead cross-departmental project team working sessions to define the existing Business Process and needs as well as the desired process.  Translate the needs into Business Process documentation.
  • Plan, organize, and direct projects with respect to implementing Business Process changes within the Raiser’s Edge as well as IT Systems implementations in support of the process changes.
  • Direct activities of both the Business Process owners and the IT development teams in order to meet project milestones.
  • Pursuant to financial regulations and non-profit best practices, document and maintain the RE policies and procedures manual.
  • Actively participate in organizational and departmental events and activities.

 

 

 

Job # 159

Position Title: Database Analyst/Application Developer

Reports to: Director – IT/MIS

Primary Locations: Berks/Galloway

Department: IT/MIS

Status: Full-time, exempt, eligible for benefits

Position Summary:
The Database Analyst works closely with the Director – IT/MIS and the IT/MIS team to support the Business Process functions within Philabundance. The Database Analyst will be responsible for support and maintenance of all related database applications, including our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application, Navision/CERES software, as well as applications and business processes supported in Microsoft CRM and other in house built applications. Much of the Database Analyst time will be spent on Business Process Improvement activities as they related to Systems Maintenance and Development, including change/release management, end user training and second-level support of these applications.

Competencies:

  • Ability to provide direction and training
  • Ability to provide suggestions for long range goals and objectives
  • High energy, strong sense of initiative, creative problem solving, good communication skills and flexibility
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, a need to work on multiple projects in parallel

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of experience in Information Technology roles
  • Prior experience in developing reports with third party reporting tools, i.e. SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Prior experience in developing small to mid-sized applications Knowledge of financial or ERP software systems preferred
  • Knowledge of programming and development of workflow enabled applications (Microsoft CRM) preferred
  • Experience with SQL databases
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing and sustaining effective working relationships with management, peers and subordinates
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written

Essential Job Functions:

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
  • Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints
  • Store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements
  • Programming — writing computer programs for various purposes
  • Troubleshooting — determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it
  • Complex Problem Solving — identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Systems Analysis — determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes
  • Operations Analysis — analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design
  • Critical Thinking — using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Active Listening — giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times

 


HOURLY POSITIONS

 

Job # 173

Position Title:CDL Truck Driver (2 Openings)

Reports to: Transportation Manager

Primary Location: Galloway

Department: Transportation

Status: Full-time, non-exempt, eligible for benefits

Position Summary:

A Philabundance driver carries out the primary operation of the organization – efficiently picking up and delivering donated surplus, prepared and perishable foods, in the Philadelphia region.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently within a defined operating system
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • High energy level, strong sense of initiative, creative problem solving, flexibility, discretion
  • Be able to work cooperatively in a diverse work environment
  • Bend, stoop, crouch, climb, stand, sit, walk, and turn/pivot throughout an 8 hour shift, 5 days a week
  • Lift /lower, push, pull, and carry at least 60 pounds at a time throughout an 8-hour shift
  • Lift packages to heights above shoulder and lower to foot level
  • Operate standard transmission
  • Operate pallet jack, both manual and power, and ride jack to load/ unload trucks
  • Reach, grasp, and maintain control of items and materials used to perform activities associated with delivering and picking up packages
  • See, hear and speak with sufficient capability to perform assigned tasks and maintain proper job safety conditions and communication with the public
  • Maintain an acceptable work pace
  • Work in an environment that will contain:  variable temperatures and humidity, outside weather conditions, exposure to noise, dust/dirt, confined work areas
  • Demonstrate cognitive ability to:  follow directions and routines, work independently with appropriate judgment, exhibit spatial awareness, read words and numbers, concentrate, memorize, recall, identify logical connections and determine sequence of response, process up to 2-3 steps ahead
  • Must meet all of the applicable requirements as specified by the DOT

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • CDL class B or A license required
  • Two years minimum experience driving a straight truck
  • U.S. Department of Transportation certification required
  • Clean driving record
  • Knowledge of the Greater Philadelphia region
  • Strong map-reading skills


 


INTERNSHIPS

 

Position Title: IT/MIS Intern: Application Developer
Location: Berks
Reports to: Director of IT/MIS
Department: IT/MIS
Status: Intern/unpaid
Position Summary: The intern will be an integral part of the IT/MIS team. The intern will work as an Application Developer designing and building applications to streamline data management operations and assist with business decision making. The intern will work closely with the IT and MIS teams to design create and deploy the application(s). The intern will not be expected to be a subject matter expert, and will be provided with close guidance with respect to business process change management, application design, database structure design and business rules implementation.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Engineering or CompSci student
  • 2 + years college education
  • At least 1 semester of a programming language (any)
  • A desire to learn more about
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Logistics
  • Accounting
  • Application Development
  • Data Base design and analysis
  • Human Data interactions

Desired Skill Set

  • Data base structure and design
  • Visual Basic programming language exposure / experience
  • Business Process experience
  • Logistics experience
  • Accounting experience
  • TelCom and Network infrastructure experience
  • GIS / Mapping

Position Title: Community Kitchen (PCK) Intern
Location: Woodstock
Reports to: Program Coordinator
Department: Job Training
Status: Intern/unpaid
Position Summary: The PCK Intern will assist the Job Training team with daily operations including: student oversight, career development support, and program development responsibilities during the Summer/Fall 2012 Semester. A learning experience can be gained through modeling, observation, and direct work with our students.

*Please note that we are in North Philadelphia, blocks from Temple University. We are accessible by public transportation, with street and lot parking available as well.

Please send resume and cover letter to Candace Matthews-Bass at [email protected].

Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent communication including phone etiquette, presentation, and interpersonal skills in motivating individuals to achieve success.
  • Flexibility, discretion, and a sense of humor.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience working with low income populations preferred

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Periodic development of curriculum components: life skills, basic computer literacy, job readiness, and workplace ethics
  • Tutoring students in curriculum areas upon request
  • Career development support (mock interviewing, job postings, job seeker resources, employer research)
  • Shadowing one on one counseling sessions (with client consent)
  • Program promotions and recruitment assistance
  • Oversight of student employment resource area
  • Student file management

Qualifications & Experience

  • College student with human/social service-related major in third year of school or beyond
  • Candidates should be sensitive to circumstances related to low income individuals.
  • Strong level of professionalism
  • Computer skills:  Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet, Microsoft Power Point